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Forum: Bass Guitar 10-18-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Din of Win
The go-to metalcore rig i remember seeing a few...

The go-to metalcore rig i remember seeing a few years back was a GK 1001rb and an 8x10.

You should be able to afford those two things (used) rather easily with that budget.

You say "small" metal...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-18-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Din of Win
The go-to metalcore rig i remember seeing a few...

The go-to metalcore rig i remember seeing a few years back was a GK 1001rb and an 8x10.

You should be able to afford those two things (used) rather easily with that budget.

You say "small" metal...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-11-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Din of Win
Is it the combo version or the head? Either-or,...

Is it the combo version or the head? Either-or, i'd probably risk it. If it sucks, you can probably re-sell it for the same price.

The head, alone, would be more desirable, as you could field your...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-04-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Din of Win
Back in the late 90's i played in...

Back in the late 90's i played in powerviolence/screamo/emoviolence/genrelablessoundsilly bands.

I actually never tuned below drop-D.

The tricky part, for me, was filling out my sound....
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-01-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Din of Win
Yeah, the BDI21 is one of my favorite 'secrets'...

Yeah, the BDI21 is one of my favorite 'secrets' to tell people.
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-01-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By Din of Win
Happy New Bass Day! Man, everywhere is sold out...

Happy New Bass Day!

Man, everywhere is sold out of them at the moment. Re-stocks aren't seeming to be a thing for another few weeks. I REALLY want one.

I may just pay a bit more and get an...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-24-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Din of Win
Neither of those are bass amps, unless you mean...

Neither of those are bass amps, unless you mean the 20XL Bass. If you do, get that.
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-24-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Din of Win
I have a terrible habit of replying to things at...

I have a terrible habit of replying to things at work, in the morning, while i'm drinking my coffee. Haha.. i need to actually FINISH the coffee before i try the old reading comprehension.

Sorry...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-24-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Din of Win
The L-200o is good for ANYthing. It's a literal...

The L-200o is good for ANYthing. It's a literal swiss-army-bass. It can go from warm vintage passive thump, to scooped modern active zing. It has a ton of options.

$250 is an absolute steal. I have...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-23-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By Din of Win
That's actually a very cool bass! It reminds me...

That's actually a very cool bass!

It reminds me of some offerings made by Yamaha and Aria in the 70's and 80's.

I'm usually good at the bass sleuthing, but i haven't found anything on that Samick...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-23-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By Din of Win
I will second this. After years of messing...

I will second this.

After years of messing around with LOTS of different dirt pedals (Overdrive/Fuzz/Distortion), without shelling out money pedals that do a good job of blending the dry tone, the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-19-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Din of Win
Are those the 'GOOD' Peavey basses? They aren't...

Are those the 'GOOD' Peavey basses?

They aren't terrible, by any means. But, when i hear people lauding 'GOOD' Peavey basses, they (9 times out of 10) are referring to the late 70's - early 90's...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-16-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Din of Win
I'd suggest listening to anything and everything...

I'd suggest listening to anything and everything you can. Take inspiration from bassists of all styles, and you'll really grow as a bassist and begin to develop your OWN style. Go out and learn...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-16-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Din of Win
If your pick is getting "stuck" on the...

If your pick is getting "stuck" on the up-stroke; try a lighter gauge pick. That's a much more cost effective fix than buying lighter gauge strings!

I had a similar problem, "back in the day", and...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-15-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Din of Win
I'm right there with you. A few years back i...

I'm right there with you.

A few years back i tried to adopt her style, and it just didn't work for me.

I started on bass, so beginning to play with a pick was awkward for me. I joined a punk band...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-14-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Din of Win
Thanks, dude! I haven't even been up on TB as...

Thanks, dude!

I haven't even been up on TB as much, either!

Sometimes i still need a forum where "tortoiseshell pickguard" is not the answer to all of life's questions (even though tort rocks, in...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-13-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Din of Win
What kind of "problems" are you...

What kind of "problems" are you having?

Generally; whatever feels comfortable is "correct". Just practicing will improve your overall comfort.

BUT... look around on youtube for tutorials by a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-13-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Din of Win
NBD: vintage short scale goodness (and updated pedal board)

Woah... hey UG... it's been a while.

So, I've been trying to save for big life/grownfolk-things over the past 2 (?!) years since i posted anything. But, i've still been mega music busy. My Fender P...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-20-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By Din of Win
ANTIGUA!!!! If you're not willing to be THAT...

ANTIGUA!!!!


If you're not willing to be THAT cool... i agree something about a white pickguard is "cheap"... i DO love a Pearloid.

If not... when in doubt, throw some 'Tort on that b*****.
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-19-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,157
Posted By Din of Win
I didn't read a lot of the above posts... so...

I didn't read a lot of the above posts... so sorry for the overlap...

I assume you mean stuff like; Grouper, Alcest, or Poor, Useless Me/Sun Devoured Earth?


Honestly, look up more of the Shoegaze...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Din of Win
Meeeeeee toooooo!! But, i've NEVER owned a...

Meeeeeee toooooo!!

But, i've NEVER owned a Tele-Bass of any sort...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-15-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,765
Posted By Din of Win
Sexism aside... Kim Deal has a VERY awesome...

Sexism aside... Kim Deal has a VERY awesome musical theory about her.

There are some videos where she explains her non-busy playing, and it makes a ton of sense.

Good song writing is good song...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-15-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By Din of Win
Meh... i've really had very little issue with the...

Meh... i've really had very little issue with the electronics on my 2 SX basses and 1 SX guitar.

Their stock pickups are actually on the 'good' side of the coin, and i wouldn't really go out of my...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-13-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By Din of Win
Try. Everything. Play for a few years. Try....

Try. Everything.

Play for a few years.

Try. Everything. Again.


Nothing in bass playing is static. You get older, your body changes, your tastes change, your style evolves.

I started on a P...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-13-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By Din of Win
Listening to music. Specifically though, going...

Listening to music.

Specifically though, going outside your comfort zone.

I spent WAY too many years pigeonholing myself into similar genre types. It wasn't until i expanded that i transitioned...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-05-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By Din of Win
Haha, sometimes i'll extend my CL searches out to...

Haha, sometimes i'll extend my CL searches out to neighboring states. For me, they're still relatively close.

It ALWAYS seems to turn out that i'll find a sweet deal... 2-3 hours away. It sucks...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-02-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By Din of Win
My local... Washington DC

My local... Washington DC
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-01-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By Din of Win
Correct! The Vista MM had a 4-pol Musicmaster...

Correct!

The Vista MM had a 4-pol Musicmaster specific pickup... which sounds fantastic! It ISSSSS, however, Strat sized. So, it has the same pickup-swapability that a MM or Bronco would, all with a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-01-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 572
Posted By Din of Win
Dude... while i was waiting for the shop i bought...

Dude... while i was waiting for the shop i bought my new P from to search for a gig-bag... i saw that they had a White/White/Rosewood Vista Musicmaster....

Unfortunately (for me) they KNOW how...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-01-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 992
Posted By Din of Win
I've modded a TR-2! Well... i've sent MINE in TO...

I've modded a TR-2! Well... i've sent MINE in TO get modded, haha.

It really is a great pedal... but the volume drop is wiggity whack.

I got it Keeley modded......
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